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Truecaller: India fourth most affected country by spam calls in 2021

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Spam call rates in India have spiked again, with the country moving up in global rankings from 9th position to 4th position owing to a significant in sales and telemarketing calls in 2021, according to the latest insights by callerID, spam detection and blocking company, Truecaller. The upward movement is a direct result of a significant increase in sales and telemarketing calls, which in India make up about 93.5% of all spam calls. The report also showed that one particular company, the identity of which Truecaller did not reveal, was responsible for making over 202 million spam calls in 2021, which translates to about 27,000 calls on an hourly basis.

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Top 3 countries:

The top three countries in the world with maximum spam based calls were Brazil, Peru and Ukraine. Interestingly, the USA dropped from 2nd place in 2020 to 20th in 2021, owing to stringent government regulations.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Truecaller Established: 1 July 2009;
  • Truecaller Chairmen: Bing Gordon;
  • Truecaller Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden.

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